2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 Demographics

Oral Health

How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease?
Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 to 5 6 or more but not all All None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,721 1,707 28.3 26.9-29.8 700 10.9 9.9-12.0 360 5.6 4.9- 6.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
Region 3 622 167 24.4 20.7-28.5 74 9.6 7.4-12.4 52 7.9 5.8-10.6 329 58.1 53.5-62.5
GENDER
Male 284 66 21.6 16.4-27.8 36 10.3 7.1-14.7 27 8.8 5.7-13.2 155 59.4 52.5-65.9
Female 338 101 26.9 21.9-32.6 38 9.1 6.3-13.0 25 7.1 4.5-11.1 174 56.9 50.7-63.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 472 118 23.6 19.5-28.1 54 9.7 7.2-13.0 40 8.0 5.6-11.3 260 58.7 53.6-63.7
Non-Hispanic Black 68 *** *** *** 13 12.5 6.4-22.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 191 37 18.3 12.9-25.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 144 76.9 69.4-83.1
45-64 213 63 29.5 23.0-37.0 23 11.0 7.0-17.0 13 5.9 3.2-10.6 114 53.6 45.9-61.1
65+ 207 66 28.7 22.4-36.0 42 18.9 13.6-25.6 37 23.0 16.3-31.5 62 29.4 22.4-37.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 223 65 26.7 20.4-34.0 38 14.5 10.2-20.3 35 14.9 10.4-21.1 85 43.9 36.2-51.9
Some Post-H.S. 192 55 25.2 19.1-32.5 24 8.0 5.1-12.2 13 4.6 2.4- 8.7 100 62.2 54.4-69.4
College Graduate 206 47 19.5 14.2-26.3 12 4.3 2.0- 9.3 *** *** *** 143 74.8 67.5-80.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 268 79 27.2 21.2-34.1 51 15.1 10.9-20.4 32 11.0 7.3-16.1 106 46.8 39.4-54.4
$50,000+ 225 52 21.0 15.7-27.5 17 6.7 4.0-11.1 *** *** *** 152 70.7 63.7-76.9
Don't know/Not Sure 122 35 25.8 18.0-35.6 *** *** *** 14 12.5 7.1-21.2 67 57.7 47.5-67.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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